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View from the Middle East and Africa: April/May 2012

As political unrest continues to put off investors from some north African countries, it is 'business as usual' in the more stable Morocco.

View from Asia: April/May 2012

Accounting and knowledge process outsourcing are on the rise in Asia, adding significant value to providers' operations.

Reform agenda opens Myanmar up to foreign investors

Myanmar's economic reform and political change are set to offer further incentives for investors entering the country.

Pennsylvania attracts record levels of investment for 2011

Investment into Pennsylvania hit record levels in 2011 with $5.18bn-worth of deals reported, according to fDiMarkets, with the city of Pittsburgh recording particularly impressive figures.

Guatemala eyes BPO sector

Guatemala adjusts FDI focus to BPO sector

With the country's FDI inflows decreasing in 2011, Guatemala is looking to target the business processing outsourcing sector in 2012.

Who is following the BRICs teaser

Who is following the BRICs?

As the BRIC countries – Brazil, Russia, India and China – realise the decade-old prediction that they would become economic superpowers, attention now turns to the global economies that will follow them.

Asia-Pacific set to lead M&A resurgence in the mid-market

As the market for mergers and acquisitions builds momentum, a survey  of advisory firms points to expected growth in the Asia-Pacific market,  particularly in south-east Asia and China.

Think tank teaser Dec 11

IPAs must develop new dimensions to their strategies

As their numbers continue to increase, investment promotion agencies across the globe are seeking new and ever more complex strategies, incorporating social media, competitive intelligence and location branding, in a bid to secure new investments in their countries.

Reassessing customer service

Changes in the global economy are affecting organisations' decisions relating to outsourcing customer services, says Wendy Atkins, who highlights emerging trends in the sector

SEC streamlines accounting rules

Global accounting processes for US companies making international investments are to be streamlined due to a proposal by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to switch to international accounting rules.

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